Each week we offer headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.


Sweden, The Local: “Selling Spanish Fruit From Israel”
Is that kosher?

Australia, The Age: “Girl Bares All For Animals”
I would prefer if a president bared all.

Czech Republic, Prague Post: “Mummy in Brno”
Daddy in Prague.

Romania, Seven Times. ro: “Low Price Vacations in Transylvania”
The vacations only cost a pint of blood.

Indonesia, Jakarta Post: “Women Less Able to Suppress Hunger”
What about anger and sex?

Hungary, Budapest Times: “Battle Of The Bulge”
Quit looking at my tummy.

Russia, Moscow Times: “Airlines Barred From Delivering Bags”
I guess to really cut costs why not bar them from delivering passengers?

Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: “Why Do Girls Run Away?”
Well, living in a country in which old men can contract to marry 11 year-old girls provides an incentive for girls to run, run, faraway.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Ambulances For Overweight Patients”
Does this mean there are lighter ambulances for light patients?

Australia, Brisbane Times: “Spitting Thief Hits Cops”
I have a hunch the cops did not exactly spit back.

Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Fodder Costs Rising”
Modder costs declining.

Finland, Sanomat: “Who Wants To Move To Boondocks?”

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Nominations for Idiot of Year”
Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Palin, ……

Russia, Moscow Times: “Suspect in McDonalds Bombing Released”
He will be turned over to Burger King.